Quote Originally Posted by traderumor View Post
There is almost always a team of scrubs like the Brewers that gives a contender fits. Look at the way they've won games that led to those series wins. Two home run robs by Gomez, Lucroy walk off against Chapman, Peralta spinning a shutout. Then yesterday, a team great at not walking people walks people and gets burnt. Its just a flukey thing.
The problem didn't start with the Brewers series. The Reds have lost 5 or 6 consecutive series to teams with sub-.500 records. That's not a fluke. That's a team that isn't stepping up when they need to.